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racially charged remarks. today president obama while on a state visit to malaysia said it's an example of the u.s. continuing to wrestle with the legacy of racism. >> said some incredibly offensive racist statements that were published. when ignorant folks want to advertise their ignorance, you don't real very to do anything. you just let them talk, and that's what happened here. i have confidence that the nba commissioner adam silva, a good man, will address this. >> it's an apparent scandal that's only growing. more from the los angeles newsroom with the latest on this. >> reporter: this is turning into a real firestorm. l.a. clippers owner being described as an objective national outrage now in the wake of that tape. now, of course, this tape came across by tmz sports, them saying the voice on the tape is that of sterling saying racist remarks about african-americans. donald sterling will not be at the playoff game against the warriors keeping low and doc rivers, the clippers coach, reacted to the tape last night saying that none of the players are happy about it. >> doesn't matter
white house correspondent ed henry is live from malaysia with more, ed. >> good to see you. you're right. the first u.s. president since lyndon johnson to visit this asian nation. they would love to talk about the good will here, trade ties. a big steak dinner for the president as well as the search for the missing malaysian airlines jet which u.s. law enforcement agencies including the fbi have been helping a lot with. but you're right that ukraine hows of miles away has been the focus. not just here in malaysia but the previous two stops in south korea and japan because the situation on the ground there appears to be deteriorating. you've had the interim prime minister suggesting that what vladimir putin really wants to do is spark a third world war. that put the president on defense. he's been scrambling on this trip and talking to european leaders to come up with the new round of u.s. sanctions coming on monday but also european sanctions may be coming as well. bottom line, though, they're not likely to be the sort of large sector sanctions pointed at say the energy and banking secto
in malaysia today. it is the third stop of his tour of asia, aimed at building closer ties with u.s. allies in that region. however, the long-awaited visit comes at a tense time as mr. obama tackles several foreign policy issues. ed henry is live from malaysia with more. hi, ed. >> reporter: good to see you, arthel. you're right. certainly you would expect that missing malaysia airlines jet may come up. because the fbi, other u.s. agencies have been helpful in trying to find the jet. there's likely to be talk of pomp and circumstance, there was a lavish state dinner here for president obama because he's the first u.s. president to visit this destination since lyndon johnson. you're absolutely right, it's all about these other issues, thousands of miles away, like ukraine. we've seen the situation deteriorate on the ground, the interim ukrainian prime minister says he thinks russian president vladimir putin is actually itching to start world war iii. so president obama has been scrambling on this trip in asia, talking to european allies, trying to figure out what to do next. u.s. officials t
group, over a possible peace with israel. >>> and president obama arriving in malaysia today, the first visit to the country by a u.s. president in nearly 50 years. the president attending an official dinner with the king and prime minister. the president saying his visit is, quote, an opportunity to formalize a comprehensive partnership and lay the foundation for even closer ties for years to come. during the two-day visit, he's expected to hold trade and security talks. ♪ >>> it will be a very special sunday tomorrow as millions of worshippers are expected in the vatican city for the double sainthood ceremony of two popes. pope john paul ii and pope john xxiii. pope john paul ii, the first onitalian pope in 500 years. religious correspondent lauren green spoke to a cardinal who was actually present at the conclave. >> reporter: john paul ii was one of the longest serving upon actives in history. this weekend elevated to a saint in the catholic church. washington's cardinal, donald wuerl, as a more personal tie. not only did the pontiff make wuerl a bishop, but in 1978, acting as ass
obama arriving in malaysia this morning for the third stop on an asian tour. the president attending a state dinner with the king and prime minister. during the two-day visit, expected to discuss trade and security issues. he's also going to hold a town hall style forum with young leaders from across the region. this is the first visit by an american president to malaysia in almost 50 years. kelly? >>> president obama facing a backlash from big labor over the keystone xl pipeline. the head of a major labor union lambasting the president over the latest delay, claiming it's a midterm political student c t student costing jobs. groups expected in washington today to protest the pipeline. molly henderburg with more details. it could have provided 42,000 jobs, is that right? >> reporter: that's what the labor unions are upset about. president obama is getting an earful from groups usually loyal segments of the democratic base. labor unions and environmentalists. but they disagree on this keystone pipeline issues. leaders who were protesting on the mall today, they're glad the president
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